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Study reveals how inland and coastal waterways influence climate

March 16, 2022

“Streams to the river, river to the sea.” If only it were that simple. Most global carbon-budgeting efforts assume a linear flow of water from the land to the sea, which ignores the complex interplay between streams, rivers, lakes, groundwater,…

Resplandy receives NSF CAREER Award to study the formation and future of Pacific and Indian Ocean dead zones

July 8, 2021 ・ Morgan Kelly

Laure Resplandy, assistant professor of geosciences and the High Meadows Environmental Institute (HMEI), received a five-year, $654,000 CAREER Award from the National Science Foundation to examine the complexity of factors that lead to the formation and expansion of oxygen-depleted regions,…

2021 Hack Graduate Award recipients take on water issues from bacterial gels to plant diversity in arid climates

June 15, 2021 ・ Morgan Kelly

The High Meadows Environmental Institute (HMEI) has selected 11 Princeton University graduate students as 2021 recipients of the Mary and Randall Hack ’69 Graduate Awards for Water and the Environment. The awardees are Avery Agles, Tairan An, Shashank Anand, Jianshu…

Resplandy named 2019 Sloan Research Fellow

February 25, 2019 ・ Morgan Kelly

Laure Resplandy, assistant professor of geosciences and the Princeton Environmental Institute (PEI), has received a 2019 Sloan Research Fellowship in the field of ocean sciences from the New York City-based Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. Fellows receive a two-year $70,000 grant to pursue any lines of…

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Ocean’s heat cycle shows that atmospheric carbon may be headed elsewhere

June 19, 2018

A Princeton-led study suggests that existing studies may have misgauged how carbon is distributed around the world

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PEI awards $515,000 to projects studying our changing climate and environment

April 23, 2018 ・ Morgan Kelly

PEI’s Climate and Energy Challenges program has funded five new projects totaling $515,000 to study our changing climate and environment

PEI Welcomes Four New Faculty Members

February 1, 2017 ・ Joanna M. Foster ’08 for the Princeton Environmental Institute

The Princeton Environmental Institute (PEI) is pleased to welcome Gabriel Vecchi, Luc Deike, Laure Resplandy, and Xinning Zhang.